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YouTube Annotations

Annotations were notes that could be added to videos and were used to provide extensive commentary, create interactive series, correct mistakes, and more.

Annotations were removed from YouTube on January 15th, 2019, 15:00 UTC.

This collection is currently used by AnnotationsRestoredAnnotationsReloaded, and Invidious to provide annotation data for old videos. It contains annotation data from roughly 1.4 billion videos.

It was created using data collected from this project, as well as contributions from smaller archiving efforts.


Each item contains collected annotations from videos starting with that letter. Each item contains 64 tar files correspond to the second character of the video ID, AA.tar,AB.tar, etc.

Each tar file contains three letter directories with the corresponding XML files.

Implementation  of algorithm for random access is available here.
DESCRIPTION
Annotations were notes that could be added to videos and were used to provide extensive commentary, create interactive series, correct mistakes, and more.

Annotations were removed from YouTube on January 15th, 2019, 15:00 UTC.

This collection is currently used by AnnotationsRestoredAnnotationsReloaded, and Invidious to provide annotation data for old videos. It contains annotation data from roughly 1.4 billion videos.

It was created using data collected from this project, as well as contributions from smaller archiving efforts.


Each item contains collected annotations from videos starting with that letter. Each item contains 64 tar files correspond to the second character of the video ID, AA.tar,AB.tar, etc.

Each tar file contains three letter directories with the corresponding XML files.

Implementation  of algorithm for random access is available here.

ACTIVITY

Created on
January 15
2019
omarroth
Archivist

Total Views 3,043

DISCONTINUED VIEWS

Total Views 3,042

ITEMS

Total Items 66

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